Geoffrey Strachan

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Geoffrey Strachan is a noted translator of French and German literature into English.[1] He is best known for his renderings of the novels of French-Russian writer Andrei Makine. In addition, he has also translated works by Yasmina Réza, Nathacha Appanah, Elie Wiesel and Jérôme Ferrari. Uniquely, he has won both the Scott-Moncrieff Prize (for translation from French) and the Schlegel-Tieck Prize (for translation from German).

Selected translations

Andrei Makine

  • A Hero's Daughter
  • A Life's Music
  • Brief Loves That Live Forever
  • Confessions of a Lapsed Standard-bearer
  • Human Love
  • Le Testament Francais
  • Music of a Life
  • Once Upon the River Love
  • Requiem for a Lost Empire
  • Requiem for the East
  • The Crime of Olga Arbyelina
  • The Earth and Sky of Jacques Dorme
  • The Life of an Unknown Man
  • The Woman Who Waited